MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 14,709 this week

Foxfire (1955)

6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 224 users  
Reviews: 14 user

Amanda Dartland accompanies her half-Apache husband Jonathan to a mining community where he will supervise the excavation of an almost mythical Apache treasure. His jealous rages and macho ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 72 titles
created 09 Jan 2011
 
a list of 127 titles
created 13 Feb 2011
 
a list of 9 titles
created 25 Oct 2011
 
a list of 4376 titles
created 15 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 839 titles
created 17 Feb 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Foxfire" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Foxfire (1955)

Foxfire (1955) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Foxfire.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Johnny Reno (1966)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The townsfolk are set on lynching an accused killer held in the town lockup. But US Marshal Johnny Reno stands in their way.

Director: R.G. Springsteen
Stars: Dana Andrews, Jane Russell, Lon Chaney Jr.
Waco (1966)
Certificate: Passed Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Preacher Sam Stone and his new beautiful wife Jill stand by the grave of Sheriff Billy Kelly, who died trying to bring law-and-order to Emporia, Wyoming. Among the mourners are businessman ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen
Stars: Howard Keel, Jane Russell, Brian Donlevy
Action | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean cruise to bring the killer to justice.

Director: Robert Clouse
Stars: Rod Taylor, Theodore Bikel, Suzy Kendall
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Billy Jack battles outlaw motorcycle gang in a small California beach town.

Director: Tom Laughlin
Stars: Tom Laughlin, Elizabeth James, Jeremy Slate
Adventure | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Captain David Porter of the fledgling American Navy receives orders to masquerade as a privateer in order to corral some Caribbean pirates.

Director: Frederick De Cordova
Stars: Jeff Chandler, Scott Brady, Suzan Ball
War Arrow (1953)
War | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Major Howell Brady arrives in Indian Territory in hopes of recruiting peaceful, relocated Seminoles to help the army fight rampaging Kiowas.

Director: George Sherman
Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Jeff Chandler, John McIntire
War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The story of a U.S. naval ship and its crew in the Pacific, 1943-1945.

Director: Joseph Pevney
Stars: Jeff Chandler, George Nader, Lex Barker
Iron Man (1951)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An ambitious coal miner is talked into becoming a boxer by his gambler brother.

Director: Joseph Pevney
Stars: Jeff Chandler, Evelyn Keyes, Stephen McNally
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

During the Civil War, Southern agitators and a crooked horse dealer endanger the peace between the Union and the Wyoming Sioux.

Director: Lloyd Bacon
Stars: Jeff Chandler, Faith Domergue, Lyle Bettger
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A female ex-con falls in love and hesitates to reveal her past.

Director: Joseph Pevney
Stars: Loretta Young, Jeff Chandler, Alex Nicol
Playgirl (1954)
Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Nightclub singer Fran Davis is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Pevney
Stars: Shelley Winters, Barry Sullivan, Colleen Miller
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A brave longshoreman lingers on after being gunned down by 3 racketeers, as a determined assistant D.A. searches hard for fearful witnesses against the men.

Director: Arnold Laven
Stars: Richard Egan, Jan Sterling, Dan Duryea
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Amanda Lawrence
...
Dan Duryea ...
Hugh Slater
Mara Corday ...
Maria - Hugh's Nurse
...
Jim Mablett
Frieda Inescort ...
Mrs. Lawrence
...
Princess Saba
Eddy Waller ...
Old Larky (as Eddy C. Waller)
Robert F. Simon ...
Ernest Tyson
Charlotte Wynters ...
Mrs. Mablett
Robert Bice ...
Arthur Space ...
Foley
Edit

Storyline

Amanda Dartland accompanies her half-Apache husband Jonathan to a mining community where he will supervise the excavation of an almost mythical Apache treasure. His jealous rages and macho attitude cause her much misery, while the excavation project is threatened by prejudice and fear. Amanda tries to bridge the cultural gap, and Jonathan must do the same, or he will lose her. Mesmerizing brief performance by Celia Lovsky as Princess Saba. Written by Molly Malloy <mailcall@intersource.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

native american | See All (1) »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 August 1955 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

De dorst naar liefde  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This film was being shown in the theater of the ocean liner Andrea Doria, when she was struck (and consequently eventually sunk) by the liner Stockholm on 25-26 July, 1956. The film was interrupted by the collision. See more »

Quotes

Saba: [Indicating, to a tour group, a gathering of young Apache boys on the Reservation] A child here has little contact with his father who, in the old days, was usually away hunting. Today, the father is still much away. He works on the Reservation cattle range. As you see, the little boys play, and have few responsibilities. But there comes a day when they are twelve. Here is a little one, ready to leave his mother and go with the men. From now on, he will work and hunt with the men. Eat and live ...
[...]
See more »

Soundtracks

Foxfire
Music by Henry Mancini
Lyrics by Jeff Chandler
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I love this movie; great color, scenery and characters.
18 June 2000 | by (wisconsin) – See all my reviews

On vacation, Jane Russell meets and falls for a local guy and wants to marry him. She finds she doesn't understand him fully but pursues to investigate him in order to make a success of their marriage. Enjoyable scenery, lovely gowns and Jane looks great in her short hair.


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
foxfire LLonna
Contact Universal for DVD tobiasreid
Discuss Foxfire (1955) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?